Trip Highlights
  • Ramble and explore the beauty of the peaks from Annapurna Range comprising of the Annapurna South peaks, Annapurna I, II, III, IV, Machhapuchhare etc
  • Meander around the green and lush forests of oaks and rhododendrons
  • Encounter the splendid suspension bridges and mesmerizing rivers.
  • Get to know the rural Nepalese lifestyle.
  • Head over to the flatlands of the scenic Chitwan.

Be in the comfort of the majestic Annapurna with panoramic landscapes with Annapurna Comfort Lodge Trek

Annapurna Region is located at the north of Central Nepal. Annapurna Trek is a nature divine with an aura of natural beauty leaving you at the edge. This area is renowned and is considered as one of the most trekking designations in Nepal. Annapurna Comfort Lodge trekking n comprises of the majestic peaks of Annapurna’s. The door to the Annapurna Comfort LodgeTrek initiates from the famous and the chill city of Pokhara which is titled as the ‘City of Lakes’. The trek of the Annapurna Comfort Lodge leads to the Mustang, Manang, Annapurna Circuit Trek, Jomsom and the Annapurna Base Camp. Annapurna Trekwith the comfort lodge has been the perfect hike to explore the beautiful designations.

Annapurna Comfort Lodge Trek has been considered as one of the brief and the simplest trek in the Annapurna as within the low elevation the trek is undertaken. The hike is full fusion of the adventure with the white water rafting, elevation, adventure within the villages and relaxation. Supplementing to the fact, one can explore the Nepal in style by being in the comfortable lodges in the region of Annapurna’s. Featuring the landscaped gardens, comfortable accommodations and bedrooms, Nepal Nomad provides one with the western style washroom and the hot showers. The trail takes one with the remarkable vistas of the Annapurna region as well as the spectacular local friendliness and the residents. One can see the theatrical views of the typical hamlets. The hike offers the gentle walk through the middle hills where the astonishing views of the hiking in the Annapurna foothills is taken as one of the highlight.

The trek initiates with the ancient Kathmandu where one gets to discover the city at the time of the Leisure as we take the flight to the Pokhara, we can see the stunning sights of the terraced Nepalese Himalayas and the Landscapes. The beauty of the Himalayas welcomes you with an open arms and views as we then proceed with our hike towards the Annapurna Comfort Trek from the Pokhara to Nayapul. With an early start we head towards the Seti River valley to hike towards the beginning point where we move to the Nayapul where we will meet our trekking crew and then with the brief information on the hike we then head towards the Birethati which is at the 3362 ft where the hike follows the crest at the Annapurna where we get to see the splendid sights of the Pokhara and the mountain valley. From here we head towards the Birenthati- Ghandruk-Lhandruk-Magaun- Dhampus and then head back to the Pokhara. We then during this trek, from the slate rooftops, terraced hillsides, Nepali hamlets and crops being dried on the terraces as well as sending out the prayers to the universe of the beautiful Buddhist prayer flags.

The melodies of the birds make the environment serene with the complete forest embellished with the varied orchids and the rhododendron forests. Following the path you can see the Langur monkeys playing. After the trek ends us shall head back to the Pokhara, we are greeted with the superb sights o the pristine charisma. Before spending a day on the jungle safari in the renowned Chitwan National Park we spend time at the jungle safari where Tharu village can be seen, one can see the Asian One horned Rhino as well as the Bengal Tiger. After spending time, we end our journey by doing adventurous jungle safari and rafting as we head back to the Kathmandu. We Nepal Nomad arrange the Annapurna comfort lodge trekkingin Nepal according to travelers’ holiday program and wish with amazing life time experience. Join us now.

Itinerary

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Welcome to Kathmandu! You are moved to the warmth of you hotel. On your routine a pre- trek briefing will be scheduled for the discussion of the trekking program and we co-ordinate any last minute arrangements. You can get accustomed with your surroundings by going for hike down the street. Then we head to the street for the delicious dinner where Nepalese Cuisine is prepared in Nepalese Style which is mainly known for its healthy ingredients. This is your first overnight in Kathmandu. 

  • Meals: Welcome dinner
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1,302m

Today is day two where we head start with the fresh morning to the Indrachowk and Ason marketplaces where we can get the insights of the Nepalese traditional lifestyle. You can witness the local purchase and how people bargain in a market. Relish the vibrant environment that the local offers. Narrow alleys and the purchase of the smells will enchant you. The tour guide shall describe the procedures and the products.

We begin our travelling with the Hanuman Dhoka Durbar which is the Kathmandu Durbar Square and this is the place where the Nepali administrators and the royal family resided, This beautiful ancient is located at the Kathmandu’s heart which meet old complex palaces, courtyards from the 15th to the 18th century. The most respected places of the earth is the Kumari Bahal which is the three storied temple. In this house we can witness the living goddess where Kumari lives and during the Indra Jatrra, in a custom gilded chariot the Kumari is paraded around the square. Built in the 1549 AD, the tallest temple of the Kathmandu valley the “Taleju Bhawani” was built. This temple is known for being the astonishing work of art and is renowned as the royal goddess.

Built in the 16th century, Jagnath Temple is renowned for the carving which was erotic as well as the royal palace “Hanuman Dhoka” located in the Kathmandu Durbar Square.

Near the Jagnnath temple lays the Kal Bhiarav which is known to be te destructor form of the Lord Shiva. The high stone statue is known for portraying the Kal Bhairab and was built during the 17th century and is about 10ft.

Rectangular in shape, there is a temple of the Shiva Parvati which enshrines the Nava Durga which is a group of the goddesses believed where there is a wooden image of the Parvati and the Shiva at the upper floor looking out at the passerby in the Durbar Square.

Swayambhunath:

We then take a look around at the renowned monkey temple the “Swayambhunath” which is one of the ancient and religious architecture where the Buddhism and Hinduism faiths upon. Visible from the far and the wide, there lays the glorious golden spire. The aromatic fragrance and the enormous prayer wheels shall bring you to the tranquility.

We explore around Kathmandu City and visit world heritage sites. This includes a visit to the Bodhnath Stupa known for its unique structure and as the biggest shrines in the world. For a more lighthearted day, a visit to Pashupatinath, situated on the banks of the holy Baghmati River which is considered as a home to the hundreds of thousands Hindus people and as the famous Hindu temple across the country where you will see Hindu holy men (sadhus) and pilgrims performing ritual bathing, and occasionally, funeral pyres burning on the Ghats. The cremation site here is used by the royal family and also for the simple man living next door. In the early afternoon you can relax to your hotel or do last minute shopping. Trekking Departure Information shall be provided.

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Kathmandu

From Kathmandu, we take an early flight to Pokhara after an early breakfast and get moved to the hotel. After relaxing and wandering around we will head to dine out at lake side restaurants (cost not included). We also can see the wonderful sights of the Himalayas from the Manaslu, Dhaulagiri, Machhapuchhare and the five peaks of the Annapurna’s and others.

  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Pokhara

With an early start we head towards the Seti River valley to hike towards the beginning point where we move to the Nayapul where we will meet our trekking crew and then with the brief information on the hike we then head towards the Birethati which is at the 3362 ft where the hike follows the crest at the Annapurna where we get to see the splendid sights of the Pokhara and the mountain valley. The road then head downwards to the Modi River where there is terraced farmland and the bamboo trees.

We will then trace the accommodation check in at the Bire

thati. Few miles from the Birethati village the lodge is located overlooking the Modi River. Set up with the familiar and the comfortable dining room and the sitting room with the beautiful garden, the lodge is typical Kerr and Downy set up. At the leisure time we will have our lunch.

  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Birenthati
  • Altitude: 1,025m

After an early breakfast we go upwards to the Ghandruk village as we pass the oak and the rhododendron forests, following the path to Ghandruk. We reach at the Kimche for lunch and then ascend further to the oval shaped houses and streets of stones as we follow the ethnicity of the Gurungs and then reach at the accommodation of the Ghandruk. This village is one of the largest settlements in the area.

  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Ghandruk village
  • Altitude: 1,970m

Ghandruk is unquestionably one of the amazing designation for the Annapurna trekking range of Nepal based on the Annapurna Base Camp Trek where there are distinct accommodation and the paths possibilities where we then take some breakfast as we begin our day and discover Ghandruk today where we visit certain places and if need we can visit the Annapurna Conservation Area Project headquarter. Out from the Ghandruk we then see the sights of the Annapurna Mountains including the Himchuli, Machhapuchhare. This is sincerely in natural settings.

  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Ghandruk
  • Altitude: 1,970m

Out from the Ghandruk we then head downhill towards the banks of the Modi River passing the suspension bridge and then pass the mesmerizing waterfall where we move towards the Landruk. On the way, we relish the Annapurna range sights and then cross the cliffs where the hunters of honey as they ascend. Then after lunch we then rest at the lodge relishing the splendid sights of the peaks and then do some sightseeing tour in the village.

  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Landruk
  • Altitude: 1,565m

The trek today passes with an early breakfast as we hike towards the next designation of the farmlands and villages to the Annapurna views. It is a simple hike towards the Maigaon and then we arrive at the lodge where we get to see the splendid sights of the peaks from the room itself or spend some quality time at the garden. We also take a brief walk up to the village with the guide.

  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Majgaun
  • Altitude: 1,400m

After an early breakfast, we head towards the trek where we pass through the forest of the rhododendron and oak as well as the silver birch as we see this majestic view of the Hiuchuli, Lamjung and the Annapurna South. The hike then arrives near the Pothana where we head down to the Dhampus. We then have some lunch and reach Phedi where we will drive to the Pokhara as a brief drive from the Phedi.

  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Pokhara

Today we head towards a ride to the Damauli where a brief ride along the road takes us there. We encounter the professional rafting crew who will give us info about the rafting and then reach at the Set River. The River has no road and then the surrounding is all floating down the hill as we get a chance to see the village along the banks and distinct birds where there is lunch at the picnic as we head to the camp. No longer than 165′ / 50m, way there are 2 small rapids of no more than grade 2. The rest of the trip is a great encounter where on your arrival to the tent with the safari style with the changing rooms, beds and balcony as well as the attached rooms.

We will stay for an overnight at the Seti River Camp.

  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Seti River
  • Altitude: 1,834m

Today we will begin our morning with the rafting where there is no more than 165/50 meters, there are 5 class and 2 rapids. Depending on the water levels, rafting shall begin from 2 to 3 hours. We shall transfer by vehicle to the Chitwan on the completion of the rafting; Chitwan National Park is one of the large conservation area and is one of the world heritage sites with 30 species of tigers, one horned rhino, bird and the other animals.

  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Chitwan
  • Altitude: 224m

We involve in different fun activities during Chitwan where we head for the jungle safari, jungle walk and the canoe ride as well as the bird watching.

  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Chitwan
  • Altitude: 224m

In the early morning we head for the breakfast where we will stay at the hotel and then move to the airport where we land at the Kathmandu. You will be accompanied to your hotel and then one can explore around

  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1300m

Today is the final day so you can relax until your departure or you can also initiate any supplementary trips or activities that you may have booked. In case of departure, you will be transferred to the international airport for fight back home.

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1300m

What's Included

  • 3 night's accommodations in Kathmandu on BB plan.
  • Everything on meals as specified for trek (breakfast, lunch, dinner).
  • All internal local transport as per the itinerary.
  • Internal l flights from Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu for client and Trek Leader.
  • National Park entrance fees, trekking permits accommodation in twin sharing local basis lodges or best available places for accommodations, trek leader and porters-salary, insurance, food, accommodations and other allowances included in trekking arrangements.
  • Basic first aid, Trek bag kit carried by your leader.
  • None of the single supplement is required in Kathmandu or in the mountain.
  • Arrival Airport Pick and departure Drop.
  • Food (Kathmandu) - lunch and dinner, International flights from your home to home.
  • Airport Taxes, car, taxi or van, Visa fees.
  • Medical examination (if required) and vaccination costs.
  • Own Expenditure(Personal) , .all bar bills, laundry, telephone calls, hot shower in the mountain, mineral water, sweet deserts, we recommend bringing .water purifier and neutralizer tabulates to reduce your cost of traveling and to become responsible traveler.
  • Drinks or meals except 3 meals or not specified in the itinerary, Personal clothing and equipment, Travel insurance, Optional trips. Tipping in general for trek crew (driver, Trek leader and porter-tipping is not mandatory but expected).
  • Charges sustained as a result of delays beyond Nepal Nomad's control. Anything not specified in the Cost Includes section.

USEFUL INFORMATION

Experience Required:

A good level of fitness and experience of mountain walking is required for the Annapurna Comfort Lodge Trek. These tend to be longer treks with some more difficult days, some of which may involve walking at increased altitudes and more difficult terrain. Occasionally, there may be a longer day when negotiating the more challenging sections such as a mountain pass or viewing peak.

Pre-Trip Meeting:

Prior to set off to Annapurna Comfort Lodge Trek, we host a Pre-Trip meeting here in Kathmandu office on the 2nd day of your itinerary which starts in the evening during the dinner and introduce your trek Leader. It is an opportunity for individuals to ask questions about your Annapurna Comfort Lodge Trek as well as introduce you to one another.

Equipment Check List:

The specified basic equipments check lists should help you with your packing. Remember to keep the weight of your equipment to a minimum. At the start of the trek your packed trek bag should not weigh more than 20 kg.

Head:-

For the head protection: Sun hat or scarf - Light balaclava or warm fleece hat - Sunglasses with UV protection.

Lower Body: -

Under Garments - Hiking shorts - Lightweight cotton long pants - Light weight hiking thermal bottoms - Fleece or wool pants – Waterproof trekking trousers -

Feet: - lightweight thin inner socks - Thick, warm wool hiking socks - Hiking boots with spare laces - Camp shoes – Gaiters (optional)

Upper Body:-

As for the upper body’s shirts – Hiking and light weight thermal tops - Fleece jacket or pullover - Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket (optional) - Waterproof shell jacket - Down vest and/or jacket - Base layer shirts - Warm jacket (down)*

Hands: - gloves that are Lightweight - Heavyweight gloves or mittens with a waterproof shell outer.

Accessories:-

Sleeping bag (comfort rated –10ºC)*- Sleeping bag liner - Head torch with spare bulbs and batteries - Small pad or combination.

Trekking Bags: - Large bag for keeping items dry inside trek bag, Daypack 250 to 30litres. - Thermarest sleeping pad - Water bottles - Water purification tablets.

Basic First Aid Kit: - Antiseptic cream, throat lozenges, diarrhoea treatment (Imodium), altitude (Diamox), painkillers, plasters and blister treatment, insect repellent, and re-hydration salts (Dioralite). Glucose tablets and multi-vitamin tablets are also a good idea.

Toiletries:- 1 medium sized quick drying towel - Tooth brush/paste - Multipurpose soap - Deodorants - Nail clippers - Face and body moisturizer - Feminine products - Small mirror - Wet wipes - toilet roll/Tissue Extras - Antibacterial hand wash

Luxuries - Binoculars - Reading book - Trip Map/Guide book - Trekking poles – Camera - Repair kit: needle, thread, duct tape.

A typical day:

At 6.30 am your Sherpa knocks on your door with a cup of good morning tea. Time for the Breakfast, tight up your bag pack and head off for today's trekking hiking for the next three to four hours then at pleasant spot we shall stop for an hour along the way for a well-prepared hot lunch. Later, a walk another three hours or so before you stop for the over night. The evening can be spent reading or chatting with your fellow hikers or trekking crew about the trip of the day. An asset can be pack of games to these nights; your trekking crew love teaching various Nepali card games and learning new Western games. Eventually, it's time to bed for a well deserved night.

Accommodation:

While at the Annapurna Comfort Lodge Trek, lodging options are limited so please do not expect the Ritz! Nepal Nomad utilizes simplistic family run lodges, with a large sociable central dining area and a cozy chimney burning fire. Lodges are on a twin share basis and we recommend you use your own sleeping bag. Accommodations in the Annapurna Comfort Lodge Trek tend to have shared bathroom facilities and you may not always have access to a shower. Regardless of the lack of facilities, these lodges certainly have a rustic charm, most are blessed with spectacular views and being family run operations, they offer a great insight into the daily life of the Mountain people.

Insurance:

Nepal Nomad's booking terms & conditions of joining upper mustang trekking includes that you must be fully insured with medical, emergency rescue evacuations including trip cancellation insurance which should cover over 3000m to 6000m.

Altitude Sickness:

Itinerary of the Annapurna Comfort Lodge Trek is designed to ensure that there is plenty of times for adequate occurs as a result of acclimatization and cases of mountain sickness are rare. The common Symptoms are headaches, nausea, irregular breathing, insomnia and the swelling of fingers and glands. Medical Treatment is to descend to a lower altitude as quickly as possible which normally results in rapid improvement and recovery.

Meals:

On Annapurna Comfort Lodge Trek, three meals on full board basis will be provided (Nepali, Sherpa, and Tibetan, Continental, Italian, Chinese and Indian cousins). Every day dinner and breakfast will be placed and taken in the same lodge you spend over night but Lunch will be taken on your way to next village. Farewell dinner, breakfast and reception will be provided in Kathmandu.

FAQs

One needs to be walking for the 5-7 hrs a day, one should not be that fit for the hike as this is not easy one. You should definitely be mentally and healthy fit for the trekking in this areas and it does not include skills of the mountaineering.

-One of the most visited destinations for the trekkers in Nepal, Annapurna Region about 2/3 of the trekkers in the area of the Annapurna Region. This place is hotels in the hills, easily accessible and are plentiful to provide here provide the best scenery of the low and the high villages. Including the adventurous tour to Chitwan National Park rafting in the Seti River, This trek shows amazing mountain peaks.

There is a possibility throughout the area. In the springs and autumn are the best seasons where you get to chose to hike in the autumn season of the September- November as with the expedition stuff, at the spring will be busy.

We believe in socially and environmentally responsible, sustainable tourism. Our personalized services are guided by these principles and our 27 yrs of experience in the field of trekking is invaluable in giving our clients quality service. For acclimatization, our itineraries are suitably designed and we use the best selected lodges through the trail and in Kathmandu.

This trek is suitable ride for age group above 8 years, children can trek as there is no age limitation. For the long period of time, there can be an altitude sickness, however for children fewer than 8 can have high time for trekking.

Nepal Nomad has prepared a check list for kits to make the hike easier.

While trekking/ travelling, is there a need for the travel insurance?

Extra luggage is not required for this trek, but as much as clothes you want, you can trek in the Pokhara or the Kathmandu’s hotel. For this hike one can carry camera, water bottle and the clothes in the backpack.

Extra duffle bag clothes can be carried by the potter who can weigh up to about 15- 30 kg and a camping porter up to the 30kg. Maximum of 18kg per person is allowed on the local domestic flights

One will get evacuated by the helicopter to the Kathmandu, in case of the emergency. One should take proper care of your health. Along the hike, one will find small clinics. At Chitwan, Pokhara and Kathmandu, there are major hospitals. Nepal Nomad Team will provide first aid box in case of emergency and you can bring your medicine.